High School Sports: Football, Track & Field, Rowing.
Honors and Awards: Named all-province for football as a senior ... Named Male Athlete of the Year in 2005 ... Won the 2004-05 National Championship in the men's pair ... Captured the bronze in the coxed four at the 2004 Junior World Championships in Banyoles, Spain ... Helped the Canadian men's pair to a fourth-place finish at Junior Worlds in Brandenburg, Germany in 2005 ... Stroked the gold-medal Canadian eight at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships in Hazewinkel, Belgium in July 2006 ... Helped Canada captured the silver medal in the four with coxswain at the 2006 World Rowing Championships in Eton, England ... Honored along with Husky teammates Max Lang and Rob Gibson with the Rowing Canada Aviron 2006 International Achievement Award for their gold-medal performance in the eight at the U23 Championships ... Placed seventh in the men's eight at the 2007 U23 Championships in Strathclyde, Scotland ... Returned to the Canadian U23 eight in 2008, and stroked the eight to a win in the Grand Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta ... silver medalist in the Canadian eight at the U23 World Championships in Brandenburg, Germany.
Major at Washington: Geography.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2008 (Junior) - Stroked the Varsity eight to an undefeated regular season for the second year in a row, including wins at the San Diego Crew Classic and Windermere Cup ... Gold medalist at the Pac-10 Championships ... Silver medalist at the IRA Championships ... Named to the 2008 All Pac-10 Team. 2007 (Sophomore) - Stroked the Varsity eight to an undefeated season, capped off with gold medals at the Pac-10 Championships and the 2007 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships. 2006 (Freshman) - Stroked the freshman eight ... Rowed to a win in the freshman eight at Class Day, the first win for the freshman boat since 1947 ... Helped the Huskies to a first-place showing in the Windermere Cup, as the freshman boat defeated second-place Gonzaga by more than 20 seconds ... Won silver at the Pac-10 Championships ... Captured the freshman title at the 2006 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.
Personal: Son of Kathleen Simpson and Robert Crothers ... Mother is a teacher and father is an architect ... Has an older brother Daniel (24).